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Plant Physiology

Anatomy of Flowering Plants

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Age of tree can be estimated by

  1. its height and girth
  2. biomass
  3. number of annual rings
  4. diameter of its heartwood
Correct Answer: Option(c)
Solution: Age of a tree can be estimated by counting the number of annual rings . This study is known as dendrocronology . The two kinds of woods that appear as alternate concentric rings constitute an annual ring heartwood comprises dead elements with highly lignified walls that given mechanical support to the stem . the height and girth of a tree increases due to the activity of vascular cambium.
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